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Posted by taxguru on October 13, 2005

Courtesy of  the geniuses at FreakingNews:

  

 

 

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Two Danville, California Doctors Arrested For Tax Evasion – The fact that I spent the first 21 years of my life in that town made this headline stand out for me.  I never knew these father and son doctors who used a scheme with phony invoices and offshore accounts to defraud the income tax collectors; but they are going to pay a steep price for not using the many legitimate methods available for reducing their taxes. 

 

Virginia Return Preparer Used the Bogus “Claim of Right” Doctrine – And now the Feds have busted him, and his retarded clients will be looking at some huge tax and penalty bills.

 

The Swamp Known as Tax Reform – A good time to remind everyone what tax reform efforts always result in.

 

The president’s tax-reform panel may propose reducing the mortgage interest deduction and capital-gains exemption – If anything would cause the real estate bubble to burst, this would do it big-time.  Reducing the acquisition debt ceiling from one million dollars to $350,000 would put a huge brake on home values.  Let’s hope there are enough forward thinking rulers in DC to recognize this before they pass such an irresponsible reduction.

 

 

 

 

When `Harvesting’ Tax Losses, How Little We Glean – When looking at large capital gains, a review of potential losses that can be claimed is a wise move.

 

Discount Real-Estate Brokers Spark a War Over Commissions

 

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